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Maggi, Girolamo, -1572

Della fortificatione delle citta / di Girolamo Maggi, e del capitan Iacomo Castriotto ... Discorso del medesimo Maggi sopra la fortificatione de gli alloggiamenti de gli esserciti ; Discorso del capitan Francesco Montemellino sopra la fortificatione del Borgo di Roma ; Trattato dell'ordinanze, ouero battaglie del capitan Giovacchino da Coniano ; Ragionamento del sudetto Castriotto sopra le fortezze della Francia.

In Venetia : Appresso Camillo Borgominiero, al Segno di S. Giorgio, MDLXXXIII [1583]
Physical Description:
[4], 136 [i.e. 138] leaves : illustrations, maps, plans ; 37 cm (folio)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
UG400 .M34 1583+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN: Imperfect: l. 136 (i.e. 138) mutilated.
The discourses form part of book three (leaves [105]-136). Montamellino's Discorso sopra la fortificatione del Borgo di Roma bears dedication to Duke Ottavio Farnese under date of 1568.
Woodcuts: first word of main title, and three chapter titles within ornamental cartouches; Borgominiero's device on t.p. (two disembodied hands, emerging from clouds, holding a caduceus topped by a dove); large white historiated initials; head-pieces; extensively illustrated with large (usually three-quarters of a page or full-page) architectural diagrams, plans, and illustrations of military fortifications, troop formations, and ordnance placement.
Signatures: *³ A-G⁴ H⁶ I² K⁴ L-M² N⁶ O-P⁴ Q² R⁶ S⁴ T² V⁴ X⁶ Y⁴ Z⁴ Aa-Dd² Ddd² Dddd⁶ Ee² Ff-Gg⁴ Hh² Ii⁴ KK⁴ LL⁶ Mm⁶.
Leaves 95 and 96 are repeated in the foliation.
EDIT 16, CNCE 59219
BAC UG400 .M34 1583+: Bound in contemporary vellum.
Subject Terms:
Fortification -- Italy -- History.
Hutton, Chr. -- Autograph.
Military architecture.
Moore, Norman, 1847-1922 -- Presentation inscription from M.M.
Castriotto, Jacomo Fusto.
Montemellino, Francesco.
Coniano, Giovacchino da.
Borgominieri, Camillo, active 1566-1593, printer.

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